VAN WERT – The following cases were seen by Judge Martin Burchfield in the Court of Common Pleas:

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10, 2018

ARRAIGNMENTS (ALL entered NOT GUILTY pleas)

Alexander Pardo, 25, Van Wert, was arraigned for possession of cocaine, F5, and possession of drugs, F5. He was ordered released on a surety bond with pretrial set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 8 a.m.

Virginia Jo Marie Schrader, 28, Van Wert, was arraigned for weapons under disability, F3, and aggravated trafficking drugs, F3. She was released on surety bond with pretrial set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 8 a.m.

Bradley W Sheets, 36, Convoy, was arraigned for weapons under disability, F3, aggravated trafficking drugs, F3, two counts of receiving stolen property, F4, and two counts of burglary, F2. His bond was set at $100,000 cash and pretrial set for Oct. 25, 2018, at 9 a.m.

Ryan Churchwell, 41, Van Wert, was arraigned for grand theft motor vehicle, F4, and unauthorized use of motor vehicle, F4. He was released on surety bond with pretrial set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 9 a.m.

Caleb Phillips, 18, Van Wert, was arraigned for possession of cocaine, F4, trafficking marijuana, F4, possession of marijuana, F5, and aggravated possession of drugs, F5. He was released on surety bond with pretrial set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 9 a.m.

Robert Stegaman, 44, Van Wert, was arraigned for domestic violence, F4. He was released on surety bond with pretrial set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 9 a.m.

Edward Reinemeyer, 66, Van Wert, was arraigned for improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle, F5. He was released on surety bond with pretrial set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 8 a.m.

Peter Simpson, 27, Van Wert, was arraigned for theft, F5, and misuse of a credit card, M1. He was released on surety bond, and pretrial was set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 8 a.m.

Dacoda Blake, 30, Defiance, was arraigned for identity fraud, F5. The case was continued for further arraignment on Nov. 2, 2018, at 9 a.m. and bond was set at $50,000 cash or commercial surety.

Yuridiana Toledo, 29, Delphos, was arraigned for harassment by bodily substance, F5, telecommunications harassment, M1, resisting arrest, M2, and disorderly conduct, M4. Released on surety bond with pretrial set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 9 a.m.

Kevin Davies, Jr, 29, Van Wert, was arraigned on illegal conveyance of drugs into a correctional facility, F3. His bond was set at $25,000 cash or commercial surety and pretrial set for Oct. 19, 2018, at 2 p.m.

Jared Shaffer, 19, Van Wert, was arraigned on aggravated possession of drugs, F5. He was released on surety bond with pretrial set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 8 a.m.

Johnny Bowersock, 54, Van Wert, was arraigned for domestic violence, F3. He was released on a surety bond with a no contact order with the victim. Pretrial was set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 8 a.m.

Corey Elston, 28, Van Wert, was arraigned for possession of LSD, F5, and aggravated possession of drugs, F5. He was released on surety bond with pretrial set for Oct. 24, 2018, at 9 a.m.

SENTENCINGS

Lester Sulfridge, Jr., 59, Van Wert, was sentenced for aggravated possession of drugs, F5. He was sentenced to 60 days jail beginning Oct. 11, 2018, and given credit for one day served. He was ordered to pay costs and partial appointed counsel fees.

Theodore King, 34, Convoy, was sentenced for unauthorized use of property, M4. He was sentenced to two years community control, 30 days jail, all suspended, mental health and substance abuse assessments and treatment, one year intensive probation, and ordered to pay costs, monthly probation fee, and partial appointed counsel fees.

Frederick Murray, 32, Delphos, was sentenced for theft, F5. He was sentenced to two years community control, seven days jail beginning Oct. 13, 2018, with work release, an additional 30 days jail at later date, 200 hours community service, one year intensive probation, and ordered to pay costs, monthly probation fee, and partial appointed counsel fees.

Jacob Thomas, 26, Ohio City, had his sentencing date continued until Oct. 17, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. to allow for more information.

Nathaniel Thomas, 40, Van Wert, was sentenced for domestic violence, M1. He was sentenced to two years community control, 180 days jail, 90 suspended, credit for two days served, an additional 30 days jail at later date, 100 hours community service, mental health and substance abuse assessments, one year intensive probation, and ordered to pay costs, monthly probation fee, and partial appointed counsel fees.

TIME WAIVER

Dustin Stuckey, 32, Middle Point, entered a time waiver in open court and requested additional time to prepare his case. Pretrial was set for Oct. 31, 2018, at 8 a.m.

CHANGES OF PLEAS

Amber Baker, 28, Van Wert, changed her plea to Guilty to aggravated possession of drugs, F5 and to an amended charge of attempted illegal conveyance of drugs into a corrections facility, F4. The Court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for Nov. 14, 2018, at 9 a.m.

VIOLATIONS

Jason Gilbert, 38, Van Wert, denied violating his bond by failing a drug test. The case was continued for hearing on Oct. 24, 2018, at 9 a.m. His bond set at $50,000 cash or commercial surety.

Ecco Burker, 33, Van Wert, admitted to violating her bond by failing to report to probation. Her new bond was set at $10,000 cash or commercial surety with pretrial set for Nov. 14, 2018, at 9 a.m.

Melissa Nihiser, 32, Van Wert, admitted to violating her probation by signing herself out of the WORTH Center early. She was sentenced to 180 days jail with credit for 40 days served.

Beth Wright, 49, Convoy, admitted to violating her probation by failing to report to probation and failing to complete assessments as ordered. She was sentenced to 180 days jail with credit for 138 already served.

COMPETENCY HEARING

David Leach, 27, Delphos, was found competent to stand trial after an evaluation at Court Diagnostic in Toledo. Pretrial was set for Oct. 31, 2018, at 10 a.m.